Catherine Long by Marc Quinn

This work belongs to a series called 'Group Portrait' which depicts life-size marble portraits of people with missing or malformed limbs caused by illnesses, accident or birth.


Details

Medium:
White Macedonian marble
Dimensions:
159 x 50 x 74 cm
Art Fund grant:
£21,000 ( Total: £51,000)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
White Cube

The figures are posed as classical figures, and the poses are chosen by the artist and the sitter. Quinn conceived the works while looking at sculptures in the British Museum and wondering whether visitors would respond differently if they were faced by a real person with missing limbs.

Provenance

White Cube.

Venue details

Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum Royal Pump Rooms, The parade, LEAMINGTON SPA Warwickshire CV32 4AA 01926 742700 www.warwickdc.gov.uk/wdc/royalpumprooms

Entry details

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